Gilbert's Underground Kitchen

510 S. 8th Street, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034

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About Gilbert's Underground Kitchen

Underground Kitchen (UK) features a daily seasonal menu based on the best local produce availability, as well as a monthly special celebrating a particular region or cuisine from around the world, showcasing Kenny’s diverse international cooking style. Past special themes have included Italian, Asian, Mediterranean, Indian, Caribbean and Latin cuisines.  In addition to the international specials, UK also serves as a culinary think tank for traveling, young and visiting chefs from around the country to demonstrate their talent. Unique guest chef dinner events will be announced on a monthly basis on Mondays, and will be ticketed for an all-inclusive price. 


Meals: Lunch, Dinner

Specialties: Mayport Shrimp and Grits, Alligator Ribs, Smothered Organic Chicken and Dumplings. Gluten Free and Vegetarian options available.  

Hours: Mon-Sat, 11am-9pm; closed Sunday

Special Offers

  • Shrimp Days of Summer Specials (8/15-9/30) - Half lb Southern Fried Shrimp Platter with choice of 2 sides, $19. Grilled Shrimp Burger Sliders - Sweet Rolls, Salsa Verde, Butter Lettuce, $14. Pickled Shrimp Succotash, Baby Kale, Lemon Dill Dressing, $12.
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345 Reviews

Aug 13, 2018 by rayandtamara

EMS Helicopter Pilot / Business Owner

Absolutely Incredible!!! We had the sampler platter that with every meat in the house ... It was truly spectacular!!! The special sauces added the Gilbert touch of excellence... The service was...

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Aug 08, 2018 by Kelly M

Excellent bbq-very small restaurant

I would love to give this place 5 stars-the food is truly excellent-and I think we tried nearly everything on the menu except burnt ends brisket as they had run out (so sad!!). But it is very small...

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Aug 07, 2018 by fnelms3

Great food, cool Atmosphere

Went to dinner here with some colleagues. Food and service were excellent. Atmosphere is lively for a pretty small space. They were out of the alligator (have been out of it both times I’ve been...

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